Contentedly filled with holiday chocolates and the last of the canned goods from the pandemic’s beginning, we bear glad tidings as 2020 sputters to a close: Roots & Honey has now spent five straight months on the Folk Alliance International Radio Charts, including a brief peek, gopher-like, into the top 40! It’s been an honorContinue reading ““Roots and Honey” and Radio Charts”
Roots & Honey reached #43 on the Folk Alliance International Radio Charts for July 2020! It’s an honor (and a little surreal) to be keeping company with folks like Gillian Welch, Indigo Girls, and Yo-Yo Ma.
Six weeks after the album release, every track on Roots & Honey has gotten radio play!
As people who get excited about arbitrary numbers, we’re happy to share that Roots & Honey has now gotten airplay on 10 radio shows! -“Music in the Air” on WWOV 101.1 in West Virginia-“Catskill’s Café” on WIOX 91.3 in New York-“Music You Can’t Hear on the Radio” on WPBR 103.3 in New Jersey-“Tue Am Mix”Continue reading “Radio Play Update #1”
Bill Golembeski of Folking.com wrote a fantastic and insightful review of Roots & Honey–check it out at https://folking.com/old-time-pharmaceuticals-roots-honey-own-label/. Alongside poetic commentary on Roots & Honey, Bill offers encyclopedic knowledge of the folk music world, and his review just might introduce you to multiple great bands!
The debut Old-Time Pharmaceuticals album, Roots & Honey, is officially available as of June 20, 2020! You can hear all of the tracks for free on https://oldtimepharmaceuticals.com/music/ or https://soundcloud.com/patrick-desimio/sets/roots-honey, and if you’d like to get a copy, you can order a CD through https://oldtimepharmaceuticals.com/music/ or download the album through iTunes–just search for “Old-Time Pharmaceuticals” inContinue reading “Roots & Honey Release!”
The debut Old-Time Pharmaceuticals album, Roots &.Honey, is coming in June 2020! In the meanwhile, you can preview the tracks on the “Music” page of this website–we believe in free samples.
Chart-topping roots musician Darryl Purpose is now back to full-time touring, and he’s performing a song co-written with Old-Time Pharmaceuticals: “‘Til We Come Home Strangers”! Check it out at https://www.facebook.com/DarrylinNed/videos/10214240369577743/UzpfSTIxOTA0MDMyOjEwMTAxNzY1NjQzMzEzNjYw/.
We’re pleased as punch that the Unitarian Universalist Association has published one of our Celtic-style harvest songs, “So We Go,” in the online hymnal Worship Web: https://www.uua.org/worship/words/music/so-we-go.
On March 30, the “Rose of Ben Nishaere” was selected for one of four awards for Outstanding Achievement in Songwriting in the folk/Americana category of the Great American Song Contest. The judges also offered some excellent critiques of “Ramblin’ after Rain,” so look for an even better version of that piece shortly.